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THE OMAHA SUNDAY REE: MARCH 17. 1018.
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A Wonderful Story of 10 Years' Growth,
Our; Great Record:
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1910 7 ttoret Sales $175,936.00
1911 8 ttorai Sale $267,100.00
1912 8 stores Sales $394,193.92
1913 12 stores Sales $532,842. OS
1914 18 stores Sales $ 837,497.23
1915 30 stores Sales $1,350,852.52
1916 40 stores Sales $1,870,141.34
1917 40 stores Sales $2,143,080.95
U. S. Food AdmloUtratlon License No, G-2S403.
The Chain Store Cash and Carry Grocery Plan we believe Is the coming
method of distribution. It is fundamentally sound. We began ten years ago
with one store. Today we operate forty-four stores in Omaha, Lincoln, and
surrounding territory. 1
Buying large quantities of merchandise direct from the producer, packed un
der our own label, we eliminate middlemen's profits.
Our Buyers Are Instructed to Consider Quality First
trying to raise her salary by re
ducing the cost of the articles
that she has to buy.
We Help You Fight Old H. C.
of L.
We are planning within the
near future to arrange for a
modern warehouse, a modern
bakery and a cold storage
plant. These will further elim
inate waste and expense in
bringing our products direct to
you from the producer.
We are proud of our growth
the past ten years. If you treat
us as well in the future as you
have in the past, the Basket
Stores are bound to become a
greater factor than ever in re
ducing the cost of living to the
consumer.
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has the following expense
delivery cost, 20 ; charge ac
counts, bad debts, collections
and bookkeeping, 10. The
Cash and Carry Plan saves
you all this expense.
Hundreds of our patrons
have volunteered the informa
tion that they saved 20 cents
on every dollar's worth of
merchandise purchased from
the Basket Stores. On this
basis, we saved to the patrons
of our stores during the year
1917, $535,750.00.
We insist upon our managers
keeping fresh stocks with a
quick turn-over. The ordinary
grocer turns his stock about
seven times a year last year
"CASH AND CARRY"
Certainly Means a Saving to
y the Careful Buyer.
we turned our stock nearly
thirteen times.
Every price in a Basket Store
is plainly marked you pay the
same as your neighbor. No
special sales, no leaders.
Our Plans for the Future
We intend to1 open many
new stores".
The saving from , our in
creased quantity buying will
be passed along to our patrons.
The housewife, the greatest
buyer on the face of the earth,
has been hit hardest by the
High Cost of Living. We are
We take this method of expressing our sincere appreciation of the splendid support given us in the past 10 years.
BASKET STORES COMPANY .
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